One Acre Fund Rwanda Strategic Projects Associate/Manager Jobs

One Acre Fund Rwanda Strategic Projects Associate/Manager Jobs


About One Acre Fund

  • Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms more productive. Our 8,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions. With operations across six core countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers' homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, the farmers we serve harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund.

  • To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information.

    About the Role

  • We are looking for a project analyst/manager to lead a portfolio of high priority projects. You will solve complex operational and strategic problems and get exposure to and get involved in high-level country strategy with cross-department visibility, often working directly with senior leadership. You will take on full ownership of interventions, from project ideation, planning to execution, including fieldwork and follow-up. You will report to the Strategic Projects Lead.

    Responsibilities

  • Lead high-priority country projects - You will work with relevant teams and departments to design strategic projects supporting the growth of the Rwanda program.

  • Research and development - You may be asked to conduct qualitative or quantitative research to help strengthen our understanding of a problem, assess opportunities, and to build relevant interventions.

  • Entrepreneurship Portfolio -You will lead a portfolio of projects supporting entrepreneurship in Rwanda, from micro-entrepreneurship to new business development.

    Career Growth and Development

  • We
    have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You'll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You'll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

    Qualifications

    Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:

  • 3+ years experience in strategic or consulting contexts or program management/design experience.

  • 3+ years of demonstrated experience growing revenue for small to medium size companies.

  • Experience working in a startup environment.

  • We are looking for someone who is comfortable going to the field and take full ownership of projects.

  • We are looking for someone who can quickly identify what matters and communicate.

  • Logical thinker and comfort with analysis - We are looking for someone who can use quantitative analysis to create insights and inform recommendations.

  • Understand complex concepts quickly and learn fast! - We are looking for someone who can step into any situation and start adding value very quickly.

  • You have experience working in East Africa and understand how business works here.

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree.

  • Language: English (Kinyarwanda or French is also very useful).

    Manager level:

  • 5+ years of experience, with 3+ years of experience leading complex projects with experience managing internal and external stakeholders.

  • Management experience.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund Rwanda Strategic Projects Associate/Manager Jobs

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